Women's aquatics

Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom celebrates after setting a new world record in a women's 50-meter freestyle semifinal during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 1:01 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Coming off a disappointing loss at the world championships, Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom bounced back with a gold medal and a world record. Sjostrom won the 50-meter butterfly in the first event Saturday. She then returned about an hour later in the semifinals of the 50...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2017, file photo, Team China performs during the women's team free combination synchronized swimming final at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. It’s easy to mock synchronized swimming, but FINA’s decision to change the name to artistic swimming is no laughing matter to those who love the sport and crave for more respect. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
July 28, 2017 - 5:20 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — OK, folks, there's a dark cloud hanging over sports, a pressing issue that can't go unchallenged. No, we're not talking about corrupt officials or doped-up athletes. This is something even more troubling. They've changed the name of synchronized swimming. What would Martin...
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United States' Chase Kalisz celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter individual medley final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 27, 2017 - 4:02 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot — the top rung of the medal podium — the U.S. men's team began passing the torch to a new generation at the world championships. Step aside, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. You've got a worthy successor in Chase...
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United States' gold medal winner Caeleb Remel Dressel, front, is congratulated by his teammate silver medal winner Nathan Adrian after the men's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 27, 2017 - 1:30 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel put the United States back on top in swimming's glamour event. Chase Kalisz proved to be a worthy successor to Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Call it a changing of the guard for the American men. The 20-year-old Dressel emerged as his country's newest...
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Italy's Federica Pellegrini, front right, kisses her medal as United States' silver medal winner Katie Ledecky, left, looks on after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 26, 2017 - 4:35 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky reached for the wall. Someone else was already there. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in...
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Italy's Federica Pellegrini celebrates after winning the gold medal after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 26, 2017 - 11:57 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky's bid to win six gold medals at the world championships ended Wednesday when she was beaten in the 200-meter freestyle by Italy's Federica Pellegrini. Ledecky settled for the silver medal, tying for second with Australia's Emma McKeon. McKeon got off to a...
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United States' gold medal winner Katie Ledecky is flanked by Italy's bronze medal winner Simona Quadarella, right, and Spain's silver medal winner Mireia Belmonte during the ceremony after the women's 1500-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 25, 2017 - 9:05 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book — and King to claim another impressive triumph...
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United States' gold medal winner Katie Ledecky is flanked by Italy's bronze medal winner Simona Quadarella, right, and Spain's silver medal winner Mireia Belmonte during the ceremony after the women's 1500-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 25, 2017 - 4:31 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book — and King to claim another impressive triumph...
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United States' Katie Ledecky reacts after winning the gold medal in the women's 1500-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 25, 2017 - 12:22 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships on Tuesday, capturing the 1,500-meter freestyle by more than half the length of the pool on her most grueling night of the meet. Ledecky touched in 15 minutes, 31.82 seconds — more than 6 seconds off...
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Katinka Hosszu of Hungary reacts after winning the women's 200m individual medley final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in the Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, July 24, 2017. (Tibor Illyes/MTI via AP)
July 24, 2017 - 2:00 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — With Katie Ledecky getting the night off, Hungary's Iron Lady seized the moment Monday at the world championships. Katinka Hosszu lived up to her country's enormous expectations with an electrifying victory in the 200-meter individual medley, spurred on by a flag-waving,...
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